Amandine Crespy asks if the EU has served to enhance social cohesion on the continent, and whether or not it should do in the future. Continue reading Can and Should the EU do more to tackle social inequality within and among member countries? That’s the question.￼
How has policy changed since Brexit? A recent report from UK in a Changing Europe brings together experts in their respective fields to investigate how policy and policymaking have changed in a range of sectors. As part of the report, ‘Doing things differently? Policy after Brexit’, Jim Watson and Paul Drummond from the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources were asked to consider how changes to energy policy compare to what was promised before Brexit, and to discuss what further changes lie ahead. Their chapter is republished with permission from UK in a Changing Europe. Continue reading Energy Policy After Brexit
Professor Tatiana Fumasoli, Director of the UCL Centre for Higher Education Studies at the Institute of Education and Lucy Shackleton, Head of Public Policy & Partnerships at UCL European Institute explore levels of resilience in the UK and Swiss higher education systems, in the face of ongoing uncertainties regarding association to Horizon Europe. The UK and Swiss higher education systems share characteristics: strong academic performance, … Continue reading Disruptive relations with the EU and institutional resilience in the UK and Switzerland
Kirsty Hughes on whether a compromise will finally be patched together or whether an EU-UK trade war is really looming. Continue reading EU-UK Relations Nose-Dive as Northern Ireland Protocol Stand-Off Heats Up
Much of the acrimonious debate on Brexit of the past few years played out on Twitter. But the sheer volume of Tweets on the subject, and the oft-cited ‘echo chamber’ phenomenon make it difficult to gauge what this conversation looked like. What kind of messages were prominent on Twitter? Which side of the Brexit debate was strongest? How did this change over time? How were Theresa May and Boris Johnson judged in their tenure as prime minister? Continue reading Who did Twitter users blame for Brexit?